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Author L. E. Carmichael

Canadian Children's Book Week Presentation

2024-04-30 09:30:00 2024-04-30 10:30:00 America/New_York Author L. E. Carmichael Classrooms & Homeschoolers (Grades 4-6) Online -

Tuesday, April 30
9:30am - 10:30am

Add to Calendar 2024-04-30 09:30:00 2024-04-30 10:30:00 America/New_York Author L. E. Carmichael Classrooms & Homeschoolers (Grades 4-6) Online -

Classrooms & Homeschoolers (Grades 4-6)

Join author L. E. Carmichael for a virtual presentation on her book Polar: Wildlife at the Ends of the Earth. Ideal for children in grades 4 to 6.

Teachers and educators can register themselves for the program and broadcast the live feed to their classrooms. When registering please include the approximate number of children that will be viewing using the questions at the bottom of the registration form.

Individuals and homeschool families are also welcome to register and take part in this virtual presentation.

About the Presentation:

The polar regions are bitterly cold, freeze-dried wildernesses, where the wind can blow harder than hurricanes. They are also the only places on Earth where day—and night—last up to six months. And yet, many animals not only survive in these extreme environments, they thrive! After a brief introduction to the Arctic and Antarctica, kids will be asked to brainstorm a list of polar species. We’ll discuss the adaptations that help their favourite animals stay warm, find food, and raise their babies, all in two of the harshest habitats on the planet. Then, we’ll explore the extreme adaptations of some less-familiar species… including one that protects itself with projectile vomit!

This presentation draws on Lindsey’s experience living in the Arctic, her PhD research on northern wolves and arctic foxes, and her favourite facts from her all-new STEM book, Polar: Wildlife at the Ends of the Earth. It reinforces several concepts in elementary science curricula, including: adaptations, biodiversity, climate change, habitat, life cycles and migration.

L.E. Charmichael

Programmer:  Kerstin

AGE GROUP: | Kids |

EVENT TYPE: | Book Clubs, Writing and Authors |

TAGS: | Author Event |

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